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AvtoVaz was forced to stop its plants several times in recent years because of the problems with components

Russia struggles to repair its broken supply chain

2022-05-24T11:36:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Western sanctions against Russia have all but ended Russian automotive production and the country is struggling to source parts from other markets and set up new supply routes to feed the remaining plants in operation

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Stellantis reshuffles talent as part of transformation strategy

2022-05-16T10:23:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Stellantis has made a number of new appointments in purchasing, supply chain and sales as it pursues its Dare Forward 2030 strategy to cut emissions from products and operations to net zero

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Watch: How Renault is regaining control in the ‘supply chain of chaos’

2022-05-12T20:10:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Jean-François Salles explains how Renault Group is digitalising its supply chain and partnering more closely with its suppliers to navitage a supply chain of chaos and reduce emissions

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Renault takes a rational approach to logistics network redesign

2022-05-03T12:58:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

At ALSC Europe Renault Group’s Jean-François Salles, global vice-president of supply chain, outlined the current pressures facing the auto industry and the innovative supply chain strategy the company was taking to emerge stronger

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Automotive logistics in Russia is in tatters

2022-04-08T11:54:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Sanctions on Russia and the withdrawal of foreign carmakers has hit the automotive sector hard, with heavy losses felt by the transport provders

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Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is a long-term risk for the automotive supply chain

2022-03-08T15:35:00+00:00By Daniel Harrison

The impacts stretch beyond inflation and corporate retreats to critical shortages upstream for semiconductor and EV supply.

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Ukraine invasion causes widespread supply chain disruption

2022-03-01T12:50:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has shut down production across the country and led to widespread supply chain disruption in Europe, while sanctions threaten production in Russia

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AL FVL Autumn 2021 digital edition – Moving forward together through disruption

2021-11-03T16:01:00+00:00By Automotive Logistics

The autumn digital edition of Automotive Logistics and Finished Vehicle Logistics magazine is out now, featuring a four-part, in-depth special on Renault Group, in which its top executive for supply chain and logistics, Jean-François Salles, explains the supply chain revolution underway at the carmaker

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Renault forecasts bigger production losses for 2021

2021-10-26T12:39:00+01:00By Jason Dunn

In its latest results Renault estimates that its vehicle production shortfall thanks to parts shortages for 2021 will reach around 500,000 units, above the 200,000 it previously forecasted for the year. However, the company is making efforts to meet its projected operating margin.

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Renault appoints Jana Streizel director of purchasing

2021-10-01T11:11:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Renault Group has appointed Jana Streizel as director of purchasing at Renault Group and global director of purchasing Europe for the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance

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Sustainable supply chains make for sustainable business models

2021-09-23T06:03:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

Renault carbon reduction targets will be a challenge for logistics, but the carmaker is working on projects for alternative fuels, transport innovations and new partnerships in the circular economy.

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Every part you make, every car you take, we’ll be tracking you

2021-09-23T06:02:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

Renault is revamping IT systems in supply chain, moving to real-time tracking and integrating industrial data with, supporting AI solutions and the rollout of mobility services, according to Jean-François Salles

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Strengthening S&OP to make sense of supply chain chaos

2021-09-23T06:01:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

Sales and operations planning is becoming the lynchpin in Renault Group’s ability to make short and long-term decisions across its operations and supply chain.

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The new ‘never normal’ needs a revolution in supply chain at Renault Group

2021-09-23T06:00:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

Supply chain disruptions, sustainability and digitalisation are changing how Renault manages its supply chain. Global supply chain VP Jean-François Salles explains its developing strategy in this four-part special.   

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Renault to partner with Geely on hybrid vehicles in China and South Korea

2021-08-09T22:21:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

Renault has agreed a framework with Geely to share production and supply chains for hybrid vehicles in Asia, including using Geely plants in China and localising Lynk & Co platforms in South Korea.

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Renault forecasts shift in the make-up of outbound deliveries

2021-06-07T10:23:00+01:00By Illya Verpraet

At a recent automotive webinar hosted by Haropa Port, Renault’s global vice-president of supply chain, Jean-François Salles, said that the vehicle mix in the outbound supply chain was going to change over the next few years, with more second-hand, light commercial and shared vehicles being distributed. That trend will require different logistics planning

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How the European automotive industry aims to build back semiconductor and chip supply

2021-05-04T10:24:00+01:00By Namrita Chow

OEMs, suppliers and EU officials are considering how best to develop Europe’s semiconductor supply bases to mitigate current and future shortages, but the broad gaps at many levels – including for older, larger chips – mean there will be no magic bullet

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Logistics providers call for fairness in calculating shipping emissions

2021-04-19T11:02:00+01:00By Illya Verpraet

Clarity is needed on measuring emissions in shipping but a poorly judged methodology could disadvantage finished vehicle logistics and disrupt the supply chain

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Shipping lines and OEMs invest to decarbonise shipping

2021-04-08T10:04:00+01:00By Illya Verpraet

Despite being a relatively efficient way to transport cars and parts, shipping still produces a lot of pollution. Positive steps being made to clean up the process with advances in fuels and technologies, even if a true solution remains elusive.

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AL FVL Spring 2021 Digital Edition – Coping strategies for a global crisis

2021-04-08T08:13:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

The spring digital edition of Automotive Logistics and Finished Vehicle Logistics is out now, featuring comprehensive overviews of the main vehicle ports in continental Europe and the UK, as well as the maritime transport sector. Plus, we look at the latest packaging initiative supporting VW’s lithium-ion battery deliveries to VW Zwickau, Vijay Ratnaparkhe’s IT revolution at Bosch and talk to carmakers about supply chain lessons ten years on from the Fukushima earthquake disaster

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